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 for Obligated
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  obligated \obligated\ adj.
     1. under a moral obligation to someone.
     Syn: beholden(predicate).
          [WordNet 1.5]
     2. under a legal obligation to someone.
     Syn: indebted.
          [WordNet 1.5]
     3. owing gratitude or recognition to another for help or
        favors etc. Opposite of unobligated. [Narrower terms:
        supposed(predicate), required ]
     Syn: indebted.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Obligate \Ob"li*gate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Obligated; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Obligating.] [L. obligatus, p. p. of obligare. See
     1. To bring or place under obligation, moral or legal; to
        hold by a constraining motive. "Obligated by a sense of
        duty." --Proudfit.
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              That's your true plan -- to obligate
              The present ministers of state.       --Churchill.
        [1913 Webster]
     2. To bind or firmly hold to an act; to compel; to constrain;
        to bind to any act of duty or courtesy by a formal pledge.
        [1913 Webster]
              That they may not incline or be obligated to any
              vile or lowly occupations.            --Landor.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adj 1: caused by law or conscience to follow a certain course;
             "felt obligated to repay the kindness"; "was obligated to
             pay off the student loan" [ant: unobligated]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  33 Moby Thesaurus words for "obligated":
     affianced, answerable for, assured, beholden, beholden to,
     betrothed, bound, bounden, bounden to, chargeable, committed,
     compromised, contracted, duty-bound, engaged, guaranteed,
     in duty bound, indebted to, intended, liable, obligate, obliged,
     obliged to, pledged, plighted, promised, responsible, saddled,
     sworn, tied, under obligation, underwritten, warranted

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